As the busy fall season approaches, it is inspiring to see the retail industry's determination to ensure that merchandise flows smoothly through the supply chain. Retailers were very focused this past summer on the transportation of merchandise to their stores or distributions centers in time for back-to-school shoppers. This time of year is no different.
Transportation is the largest logistics cost component, significantly affecting a company's inventory control and customer service. For many businesses it remains largely a matter of old manual processes and rudimentary management controls. Therefore the next step for advancing efficiency is to optimize shipments to distributions centers. Click here for more.
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